The Quarry Lane School

  • The Quarry Lane School is a private, Jr.K through 12 college preparatory school known for providing an academically rigorous, nurturing and supportive educational environment that prepares students for success in college and beyond.
  • Small class sizes, individualized attention, an accelerated curriculum and a cutting-edge, experiential curriculum taught by highly qualified, subject-matter experts are hallmarks of a Quarry Lane education. Quarry Lane almuni have gone on to attend some of the nation's finest colleges and universities.
  • The Quarry Lane School is the only private school in the East Bay Area to offer the prestigious International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme.

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School Overview

School TypeSchool with Special Program Emphasis
School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Independent Private Schools Association
Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
International Baccalaureate (IB) World School
National Council for Private School Accreditation
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded1991
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students1031 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
Students by Grade The Quarry Lane School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers126 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
75%
Average Class Size16 students
Number of AP Courses19 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Average SAT score1480
Average ACT score32
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$41,200
% on Financial Aid
19%
Average Financial Aid Grant$25,000
Acceptance Rate
80%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorCasey Johnston
Admissions AssociateKatie Specht

Sports

Total Sports Offered10 sports
SportsBadminton, Basketball, Cross Country, Dance, Flag Football, Indoor Soccer, Soccer, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBadmintonBasketball,
Cross CountryDance,
Flag FootballIndoor Soccer,
SoccerTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.16 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Chess, Chess Club, Community Service Club, Fashion Design, Harvard Model Congress, Journalism, Leadership, Model UN, National Honor Society (NHS), Robotics, Speech and Debate, Student Council

Arts and Music Programs:
Band, Choir, Dance, Drama

School Notes

  • The Quarry Lane School is consistently ranked among the top private, K-12 schools in the nation, as well as one of the best college preparatory high schools, and best high school for STEM (based on Niche.com rankings). In 2020, Quarry Lane School was ranked the #5 Best Private K-12 School in California based on Niche.com's 2020 Best School Rankings. 

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